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CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
a thoughtful scholars on issues of religion and culture and politics. and the washington bureau chief, a seasoned observer of our politics. with these two gentlemen at our assistance today, we will take a broader look at how the arab world is looking at the united states in the u.s. public is looking at the arab world as the arab awakening continues to create a very uncertain and fast-changing environment. i am grateful to all of you for coming. i look forward to our discussions. i like to invite him up to the podium to present the poll. >> thank you. it is always good to be here. i am going to present not the whole thing but some of the findings we can get on with. i want to give you a little bit of a picture about this particular poll. it was conducted by a number of networks that is designed to be a national representative of an international panel. the methodologies described in the information that will be put out is also available online. i want to say it is my pleasure and honor to partner this program, a program for international policy attitudes, particularly my colleag
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 1:00pm EDT
, sex alty, religion combine with gender to affect women's lives. today this committee is actively involved in the magazine in a number of ways. we suggestion topics for the magazine. we review books, we recruit experts to write for "ms.." and through a foundation grant "ms." sponsored writing work shops to train particularly women study scholars in various media platforms. and i remember one of those meetings where there were the older generation of us and the younger generation of us. and the older generation was i don't know why i need to be on northbound and the younger people were saying this is the way you communicate with your friends. and eleanor smeal said you all have got to get with it. so she brought us kicking and screaming into the 21st century and the magazine has stayed in the forefront of that. in addition, not only are we as scholars there working with the magazine but we're bringing the magazine into the class rooms for our students. "ms." has this wonderful classroom program. and "ms." has always been involved in the classroom. they used to give away free magazi
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
offered by the guest chap lip, dr. david r-l r. roberry institute of the religion of the church of jesus christ of latter-day saints, washington, d.c. the chaplain: let us pray. dear father in heaven, humbly we bow before thee, recognizing our dependence upon thee and seeking thy guidance in the proceedings of this, the people's house. father, we express profound gratitude that thou has established our constitution by the hands of wise men who now raise up for this very purpose. may the members of this house, their staff, we as citizens remember and follow the constitution's principles carefully and faithfully. prayfully we ask that members and their staffs be strengthened with righteous resolve, following thy ways in action and intent that they may be worthy of thy divine guidance in this critical time. father, may the house members' families who sacrifice so much that the work of this house may be accomplished, be strengthened, and blessed, and appreciated. indeed, we pray for strength and blessing for all families in our great land. there is a great diversity, father, in the man
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
defending designed people. -- divine people. i do not think that is a part of the religion. the christian part of obama's history, they made him to announce that. -- denounce that. i know that that is what he believes in. i was christian and i converted to islam because it is more protective of the traditional roles of the father and mother at home. i think that is a positive situation for democracy, taking with enough of welfare, and we -- taking off of welfare, and we do not have the game in prison situation that we would have here. israel, i do not think we should follow their lead because i think the world looks at how americans get along with each other, not at how israel gets along with america, and their approach in religion is an eye for an eye, and not following christian beliefs. we need to make our own decisions, even though israel says their point to follow their own test. i think they believe they are defined people, and i think that -- divine people, and i think that is a religious falsehood. americans do not have to follow the abraham was for all people. he never
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 10:00am EDT
that al qaeda's recruiting is not driven by a u.s. drone strikes. not ideology or religion. it is driven by desperation. yemen's live in $60 economies. in a region that is cut off from the rest of the world, where people are living on less than 800 calories a day, that makes a difference. it is a real concern about government corruption that is pulling people into the insurgency in yemen. not drone strikes, not jihad, not ideology. all of those things are used. the second thing i found in yemen, they resent the drone strikes. they have the image of the drones and the u.s. government is standing up a government that is not accountable to them. we hear this over and over. in the south and in the north. this notion that the u.s. is propping up a government that is not responsive to the population. it is fundamentally undermining our political objectives, even while securing our security objectives. neither one of them bears any resemblance to the facts on the ground. they are distorting our ability to understand the relationship between the instruments of policy and the actual substa
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
at me as their child. they did not look at my race, my gender, my orientation, my religion. they saw me as one of their own and they made sure i had food on my table and a roof over my head. philatelists time for me to go to college, people -- when it was time to go to college, people knew the most valuable resource was not the oil in the ground, it was the genius of children and folks put dollar bills in envelopes. to help me go to college. at college, they didn't just tell me stories. i had the privilege of being the commencement speaker for my mom's university at her 50th reunion and this is the frustrating thing about mama's -- she looked at me and i don't know what is about mothers. you could become a grown man at 40 years old and be the mayor of the city and they still treat you like your 12. [laughter] [applause] she said to me at that dinner, come here, boy and started pulling me around. and i'm like i'm the mayor, bomb. you are ruining my image. and she took me from table to table and said you have to meet these folks. this is the person that rent our voter registration driv
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